Atomic Energy Council Senior Accountant Jobs in Uganda

Atomic Energy Council Senior Accountant Jobs in Uganda


To prepare, develop and analyse financial information to facilitate management’s decision making. The position will provide high
quality support by liaising with other departments on all finance matters,
budgetary management and control. The position will be responsible for financial reporting and submission of statutory returns to authorities and ensure that the general finance and accounting operations are carried out
in compliance with the relevant legislation

Responsibilities

  • Secure financial information by completing database backups.
  • Provide for an adequate external audit that will safeguard the assets of the organization.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budget and budget performance reviews on a quarterly basis.
  • Prepare final accounts, budget and budget controls
  • Prepare statutory financial statements and submit to appropriate Authority;
  • Assist in establishing budget format and in setting planning budget guidelines
  • Direct implementation of accounting functions by ensuring collection,
    classification, recording and reconciliation of accounting data;
  • Prepare finance section quarterly reports;
  • Hold finance section meetings as required
  • Initiate and recommend improvements in accounting system;
  • Supervise preparation of bank reconciliation statements.
  • Verify reconciled general ledger balances with subsidiary ledger
    balances for approval
  • Maintain fixed asset register
  • Liaise with the external auditors
  • Supervise junior staff
  • Prepare accounts schedules for internal, interim and annual audits
    and timely resolution of audit queries.
  • Ensure that all accounting documents are properly filed
  • Maintain the employees’ ledger for all staff advances, loans and duty
    travel imprests
  • Follow up on outstanding amounts
  • Maintain registers for creditors and debtors accurately and up-to-date
  • Prepare appropriate journal vouchers, scrutinise and authorise entire
    monthly pay roll in time
  • Prepare schedules, statements and other information for management decision making and audit
  • Ensure
    that disbursements of funds is supported by adequate documents
  • Supervise the entry of accounting data in the relevant manual
    registers, computer databases or systems
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Secretary or any other authorized person.

    Requirements

  • Honours Bachelor’s Degree (Second Class Upper and above) in Accounting or Finance Management or Commerce from a recognised
    university.
  • Must have a professional qualification in Accounting such as ACCA,
    CPA, CIMA, etc
  • Must be a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda(ICPAU)
  • A master’s degree in financial management and accounting is an added advantage.
  • Good Financial reporting skills
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
    (GAAP)
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, like QuickBooks, Tally, oracle, etc
  • Knowledge of government accounting systems
  • Good oral communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent analytical, detail-oriented and numerical skills
  • Ability to research, analyse and communicate complex information to
    non-financial people and to make useful and usable recommendations

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 16th September, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Atomic Energy Council Senior Accountant Jobs in Uganda

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